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Chronic Conditions

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CC1AEver had arthritis/rheumatismV04044CC1A
CC1BEver had chronic back/neck problemsV04045CC1B
CC1CEver had frequent or severe headachesV04046CC1C
CC1DEver had any other chronic painV04047CC1D
CC1EEver had seasonal allergies like hay feverV04048CC1E
CC1FEver had strokeV04049CC1F
CC1GEver had heart diseaseV04050CC1G
CC1HDoctor or health professional told have heartV04051CC1H
CC1IDoctor or health professional told high blood pressureV04052CC1I
CC1JDoctor or health professional told have asthmaV04053CC1J
CC1LDoctor/health professional told had chronic lung diseaseV04055CC1L
CC1NDoctor/health professional told have diabetes/high blood sugarV04056CC1N
CC1ODoctor or health professional told have ulcer in stomach/intestV04057CC1O
CC1SDoctor or health professional told have epilepsyV04059CC1S
CC1TDoctor or professional told have cancerV04060CC1T
CC3AAge 1st had arthritis/rhumatismV04061CC3A
CC3BAge 1st had back/neck problemsV04062CC3B
CC4BStill have back/neck problems or receive treatment in past yrV04078
CC3CAge 1st had frequent /severe headacheV04063CC3C
CC4CStill have severe headache or received treatmentV04081
CC3DAge 1st had any other chronic painV04064CC3D
CC4DStill have Chronic Pain or received treatment paV04083
CC3EAge 1st had seasonal allergiesV04065CC3E
CC4EStill have season allergies or received treatmenV04085
CC3FAge 1st had strokeV04066CC3F
CC3GAge 1st had heart attackV04067CC3G
CC3HAge 1st diagnosed with heart diseaseV04068CC3H
CC3IAge 1st diagnosed with high blood pressureV04069CC3I
CC4IStill have high blood pressure or receive treatmV04086
CC3JAge 1st diagnosed with asthmaV04070CC3J
CC3LAge 1st diagnosed with chronic lung diseaseV04072CC3L
CC3NAge 1st diagnosed with diabetes/high blood sugarV04073CC3N
CC4NStill have diabete/blood pressure or got treatmeV04090
CC3OAge 1st diagnosed with ulcerV04074CC3O
CC4OStill have ulcer or received treatment in past 12 monthsV04303
CC3SAge 1st diagnosed with epilepsy/seizuresV04076CC3S
CC3TAge 1st diagnosed with cancerV04077CC3T
CC6Currently in treatment for cancer/in remission/been curedV04100CC6
CC6A01Where cancer located:1st mention (4 iterations)V04124
CC6_1In past yr-had accident/injury/posioning required medical attenV04101CC6_1
CC6_1A# of accidents/injuries/poison needed medical atten in past yrV04102
CC6_1BMost recent real accident/did on purpose/result of fightV04103
CC6_1CMost recent at work/work related travel/or elsewhereV04104
CC6_21Condition on list resulting from injury:1st mention (6 iterations)V04105
CC6_301Where did injury occur - 1st mention (3 iterations)V04114
CC9# times see doctor or other prof for treatment of conditionV04137CC9
CC10AExtent to which condition interfered with home managementV04140CC10A*
CC10BExtent to which condition interfered with ability to workV04141CC10B*
CC10CExtent to which condition interfered w/ form/maintain relationsV04142CC10C*
CC10DThe extent to which the condition interfered with social lifeV04143CC10D*
CC12# of day out 365 could not work/normall acts due to conditionV04145CC12
CC14# of days had headache in past yearV04161
CC14A# of days had severe headache in pastV04162
CC15A# of hours or minutes headache lastsV04163
CC15BUnit of time, CC15AV04165
CC16Rate headache pain at worst in past 12 monthsV04179
CC17Rate headache pain at its least in past 12 monthsV04180
CC18Scale 0-10 rate headache pain on average past 12V04195
CC19AHeadaches accompanied by nausea/vomitingV04197
CC19BYour headache accompanied by sensitivity to light/soundV04198
CC19CSee spot/lines/heat waves before headache startsV04199
CC19DHeadache only on one side of headV04200
CC19EPain behind 1 eye during headacheV04201
CC19FPartial loss of vision before headacheV04202
CC19GPain throbs or comes in pulses during headachesV04203
CC20ATook 2+ hours to fall asleep for 2+ weeks in past yearV04204
CC20BTook an hr + to get back to sleep for 2+ weeks in past yearV04205
CC20CWoke up 2+ hours too early for 2+ weeks in past yearV04206
CC20DProblems feeling sleepy during day for 2+ weeks in past yearV04207
CC22# weeks in past 52 had problem with sleepV04208
CC24AWorst month past year-fall asleep watching TV, readingV04209
CC24BWorst month past yr-get drowsy within 10 minutes sitting stillV04210
CC24CWorst month in past year-doze off when relaxedV04211
CC24DWorst month in past yr-fall asleep in conversation/visit friendsV04212
CC24EWorst month in past yr-feel fatigued due to poor sleepV04213
CC24FWorst month in past year-wake up more than 3 times/nightV04214
CC24GWorst month in past year-wake up feeling restedV04215
CC24HWorst month in past year-difficulty getting upV04216
CC24JWorst month in past year-felt had not slept long enoughV04217
CC26AWorst month in past year-wake up more than 3 times/nightV04218
CC26BWorst month in past year-wake up feeling restedV04219
CC26CWorst month in past yr-difficulty getting upV04220
CC26DWorst month in past year-felt refreshed after sleepingV04221
CC26EWorst month in past year-felt did not get enough sleepV04222
CC28_1Ever had medically unexplained chronic painV04223CC28_1
CC28_1A1Part of body pain occurred:1st mention (6 iterations)V04224CC28_1A1
CC28_2Severity of emotional distress because of pain at worst timeV04230CC28_2
CC28_3Extent which pain interfered with work/social life/relationshipsV04231CC28_3
CC28_3AFrequency unable to carry daily activities due to painV04232CC28_3A
CC29_1Age 1st medically unexplained chronic painV04234CC29_1
CC29_2Total # of years had medically unexplained pain for 6+ mthsV04235
CC29_3Had medically unexplained pain for 6+ mths in past yearV04236
CC29_4# of months with pain in past 12 monthsV04237
CC30In worst month-# of days per month had painV04238
CC31AIn worst month-# of minutes or hours/day had painV04239
CC31BUnit of time, CC31AV04240
CC32Rate pain at its worst in past yearV04241
CC34Rate pain on average during worst months in past 12V04242
CC34_1# of doctors seen regarding painV04243
CC34_2AMedically unexplained pain due to physical causesV04245
CC34_2BMedically unexplainede pain always result of physical causesV04246
CC34_301Cause of pain according to doctor:1st mention (4 iterations)V04247
CC34_5Pain always result of taking medication/drugs/alcoholV04270
CC34_8Find abnormality during examine/tests/x-raysV04272
CC34_9Pain always result of physical illness/injuryV04273
CC34_10Psychological factors played role in tiredness/related probsV04244
CC36Had gallbladder removedV04274
CC38INT1Had abdominal/intestinal surgeryV04275CC38INT1
CC38INT2Ever had abdominal or intestinal surgeryV04276CC38INT2
CC39Diagnosed with ulcerative colitis or Crohn's DiseaseV04277
CC39_1Age when received diagnosis for colitis/Crohn's DiseaseV04278
CC40Stomach pain releived w/ bowel move 1+ wk/mth for 12 mthsV04279
CC41Frequent diarreha/constipation during stomach/ab painV04280
CC42Cange in freq of bowel movement during stomach/ab painV04281
CC43Problems lasted week/mth for 12+ mthsV04282
CC44Age 1st time period of this sortV04283
CC44_1# of years have bowel problems at least 1 week per monthV04284
CC44_2Have this problem at least 1 week per month in past 12 mthsV04285
CC45Severity of distress you had because of these problemsV04286
CC46Extent to which probs interfered with work/social/relationsV04287
CC46APoblem so severe could not carry out daily activitiesV04288
CC48Have regular med doctor for routine medical careV04289CC48
CC48AHave regular place to go for routine medical careV04290CC48A
CC49AIn past yr-# of visits to doctor/hosp/clinic for routine examV04299CC49A*
CC49BIn past year-# of visits to dentist/optician for routine examV04300CC49B
CC49CIn past year-# of visits to ER/doctor/urgent careV04301CC49C
CC49DIn past year-# of visits to doc/ortho/ophth for sched treatmentV04302CC49D
CC49_2In past year-doctor asked you about alcohol or illegal drugsV04292CC49_2*
CC49_2AIn past year-doctor advise to stop or cut drugs/alc useV04293CC49_2A
CC49_2BIn past year-doc asked about emotions/ nerves/mental healthV04294CC49_2B
CC49_2DPast year-doctor advise see specialist for emot/subst probsV04296CC49_2D
CC49_2EPast year-doctor suggested meds for emot/subst probsV04297CC49_2E
CC49_2FPast year-doc spent 5 mins + counsel for emot/subst probsV04298CC49_2F
CC50Covered by type of military health insuranceV04305CC50*
CC50_1Health insurance obtained through employer/unionV04306CC50_1
CC50_2Covered by health ins plan purchased from ins companyV04331CC50_2
CC50_3Covered by MedicareV04332CC50_3
CC50_3ACovered by Medicare supplemental or Medigap V04333CC50_3A
CC50_4Covered by government assistant program for people in needV04334CC50_4
CC50_5Covered by state health ins for uninsured peopleV04335CC50_5
CC50_7Covered by other health insurances not mentionedV04337CC50_7
CC50_9sign up with a certain primary care doctor, grouV04340
CC50_11Health insurance requires referral/approval for specialistV04309CC50_11
CC50_12Can see any doc if accepts ins or pick from networkV04311CC50_12
CC50_13Pay higher co-pay for doctors not in the networkV04314CC50_13
CC50_14Health plan is HMOV04315CC50_14
CC50_15If not have referral, insurance cover the costV04318CC50_15
CC50_16_5Cost of going to plan doctor for routine visitV04319CC50_16_
CC50_16ADollar or percentV04320CC50_16A
CC50_17_5Cost for prescription medicines?V04321CC50_17_*
CC50_17ADollars or percentV04322CC50_17A
CC51If serious emot problem, probability of going to professionalV04341CC51
CC52Comfort level of talking to prof about personal problemsV04342CC52
CC53Embarrass level if friends knew getting prof help for emotionsV04343CC53
CC54Percent people helped who see prof for serious emotional problemsV04344
CC55Percent people who get better without professional helpV04345
CC60# of days in past 30 carried gun outside homeV04346
CC61# days past 30 day carried other weapons outside homeV04347
CC62# of guns in working condition in houseV04348
CC64Gun(s) currently loaded and unlockedV04349
CC66Gun easily accessable now or gun/ammo put awayV04350
CC67Had a job that required you to carry gunV04351DA36_1B1
CC68Aside from job, # of times you threatened someone with gunV04352DA36_1C1
CC70Threat always in self-defenseV04353DA36_1E1
CC72Age when threat with gun happenedV04354DA36_1G1
CC73Age 1st time threatened someone with gunV04355DA36_1H1
CC74Threatened someone with gun in past 12 monthsV04356DA36_1I1
CC75# of times you threatened someone with other weaponV04357DA36_1J1
CC77Threat with other weapon always in self-defense?V04358
CC79Age threatened someone with other weaponsV04359
CC80Age 1st time threatened someone with other weaponV04360
CC81Threatened someone with other weapon in past 12 monthsV04361

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